Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Early 'Birds Get the 'topes.(Final)

Byline: From Journal Reports

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis scored all three of its runs in the first inning, and Steve Stemle and Kevin Ohme combined for a five-hit shutout as the Redbirds beat the Albuquerque Isotopes 3-0 on Saturday night in a Pacific Coast League game.

After the Isotopes went down in order in the top of the first, Albuquerque starter Justin Wayne got into immediate trouble in the Redbirds' half of the inning.

Wayne walked two of the first three batters he faced, then surrendered a single to Dee Haynes. …

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